Electrical and fire alarm safety specialist, Safety Checked, has secured new business contracts worth more than £600,000 with help from the Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP). Set up just over four years ago by Martin Hurton and Richard Leckenby, Safety...
Property and renewable energy firm The Banks Group is making a major investment in its future by bringing ten new recruits onto its new graduate training programme. The scheme has been designed to offer the new recruits the chance to...
An ambitious continence product supplier will be taking to the national airwaves in the new year with the help of a six-figure investment. Lylalife supplies a range of high-quality urinary incontinence products which are delivered directly and discreetly to customers,...
As owners of some of the most exclusive British-built luxury sports cars and grand tourers, Aston Workshop’s customers expect the highest standards of service. This explains why the Stanley-based company has now entrusted the crucial job of transporting their cherished...
A group of eight entrepreneurs are set to benefit from an incubator programme designed to accelerate the growth of fledgling businesses in County Durham. Durham City Incubator (DCI) was launched in 2018 as a joint programme between Durham University, New...
Global boutique hotel chain IHG Hotel Indigo successfully reopened its prestigious £15m hotel and restaurant in Durham City over the summer with help from Business Durham, the Business Support Service for Durham County Council. Hotel Indigo’s 4-star boutique hotel is...
In the past year, County Durham Community Foundation has funded over 60 projects that tackle food poverty. More than £260,000 was awarded and transformed into food, food parcels and hot meals that fed a remarkable 92,000 people. Michelle Cooper, chief executive...
A County Durham hotel continues to build its reputation as the perfect spot for romance, with a glimpse of how its new treehouses will look. Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa near Durham has unveiled images of its four new...
A Durham-based IT company is holding a special recruitment day on November 8 so local job hunters can find out more about potential career opportunities. Contrac IT, which offers bespoke IT services and solutions to businesses, will be opening the...
Almost 200 high-quality, affordable homes are set to be delivered across County Durham. Durham County Council has teamed up with housing providers to meet demand, with the building of properties all over the local authority area now close to completion. The...

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